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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Seabees!

The Storm From Seabee Hill. Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Mitchell Jamieson; 1944.

By Lt. Cmdr. Jen Cragg, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Public Affairs Officer Did you know March 5th marks the 75th anniversary of the Seabees?? Celebrate with us! Seabees young and old are celebrating the birthday of this unique organization; here are 10 facts you probably didn’t know about Navy’s builders, who …

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Code Name: BOBCAT – Part Two

By Gina Nichols, Archivist/Head of Collections Department, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Editor’s note: This is Part Two in the series about how the Seabee’s were created. Read Part One here.  From 1940-1941, BuDocks used contractors to develop and construct outlying bases on territories owned or governed by the United States. …

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Code Name: BOBCAT – Part One

By Gina Nichols, Archivist/Head of Collections Department, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Editor’s note: What does a Bobcat, Pearl Harbor and the South Pacific have to do with the creation of the Seabees? A lot. Read this two-part blog series to find out how 75 years ago, the Navy established a …

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